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Spaghetti Casserole

Like spaghetti pie, but easier, a little (lot) unhealthier.

 

Ingredients

  • 1 lb broken and cooked to al dente spaghetti
  • 4 cups cooked cubed or shredded chicken (approx) I used 1 rotisserie chicken
  • 1 (10.5 oz) can cream of chicken soup
  • 1 (15 oz ) can tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup butter melted
  • 16 oz sour cream
  • 1 Tbsp dried parsley (or 2-3 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley)
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 1/2 cups grated sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2 Tbsp butter, melted
  • 3/4 cup Italian breadcrumbs

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 350°
  2. In a large pot cook spaghetti (broken in half) to al dente, according to package directions.
  3. While pasta is cooking, shred or cube cooked chicken and place in a large bowl.
  4. Mix in Cream of chicken soup, tomato sauce, melted butter, sour cream, parsley, Italian seasoning, red pepper flakes and salt and pepper. Stir until chicken is coated and combined.
  5. When pasta is cooked, drain and place pasta in the bowl with the chicken mixture and mix until evely combined.
  6. Place mixture in a 9×13 baking dish. Top with grated cheese.
  7. Combine remaining 2 Tbsp melted butter and breadcrumbs in a bowl. Sprinkle evenly on top of cheese.
  8. Bake for 35-45 minutes until bubbly and breadcrumbs have browned.
  9. Remove from oven, let sit for 10 minutes and serve
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I am a wife, a fur-mom, an avid reader, and a volunteer. For my grown-up work I'm an APRN at a local children's hospital. For fun I foster kittens and their mamas for a local animal shelter.

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